Farm Credit Illinois Offering $1,500 Scholarships and $250 Grants

Farm Credit Illinois is once again offering scholarships to high school seniors in the state.

Liz Koehler, marketplace communication specialist for Farm Credit, told WGEL the scholarships are available to seniors who plan to pursue an agriculture related major and career.

To apply, students can visit www.FarmCreditIL.com. Two applications are available. One is for traditional agriculture scholarships. The other type is urban agriculture scholarships, for students who didn’t grow up in a traditional farm setting. Read more at WGEL radio 101.7 FM.